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The National Academy of Hypothyroidism is a non-profit, multidisciplinary medical society dedicated to the spreading of new information on the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism to both patients and physicians.
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Why I'm OK With Being Defined by My Health Conditions
Not everyone wants to be defined by her illness, but this writer is. Here's why.
On Days When My Chronic Illness Forces Me to Admit Defeat
A woman with hypothyroidism tries to get ready for work, but ultimately has to "admit defeat" because she feels too sick.
Wendy Williams Gets Honest About How It Feels When You Can't to Work Due to Illness
Wendy Williams explained why she's taking time off work for her health, and others with chronic illness may relate.
The 3 Gifts My Father Gave Me After My Thyroidectomy
A woman with thyroid cancer recalls the three great gifts her dad gave her after thyroidectomy.
The 'Cancer Lesson' I Still Have to Remind Myself Of
A woman with thyroid cancer reminds herself to be gentle, even a year after treatment.
The Honest Confessions of a Hypothyroid Patient's Spouse
A woman with hypothyroidism shares a letter she received from her partner about what it's like to be with someone who has chronic illness.
The 8 Realities of Thyroid Cancer
The friend of a woman diagnosed with Hurthle cell carcinoma, a type of thyroid cancer, shares what the reality of diagnosis and treatment is like for patients.
The Struggle to Change My Eating Habits After My Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis
Shannon Taylor discusses the difficulties of changing her eating habits after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.
3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With Cancer
A man diagnosed with thyroid cancer offers advice on what you should not say to someone with cancer.
3 Years Later, Thyroid Cancer Still Sucks (but Here's What I Learned)
A mother diagnosed with thyroid cancer shares how life is still far from perfect, but she learned a lot through her treatment and recovery.
To My Friends: Thank You for Loving Me Through My Illness
Wanting to thank her friends for the support they've shown through her illness, she wanted to write them a letter.
How Hashimoto’s Made Me Stronger
She's happier and stronger than she was before her Hashimoto's diagnosis. Here's why.
What 5 Years of Thyroid Cancer Survivorship Feels Like
A thyroid cancer survivor shares what it's like to be five years cancer-free and what she's learned from her diagnosis.
My Thyroid Got Cancer
A man diagnosed with thyroid cancer shares what life is like before and after recovering from surgery.
6 New Year's Resolutions to Make If You're a Thyroid Patient
Rachel Hill shares ideas for New Year's resolutions to make if you're a thyroid patient.
What It's Like Being on the Other Side of the Phone Call About Cancer
A woman diagnosed with thyroid cancer shares what it's like to be on the other side of a phone call and getting test results.
The Difficulty of Being Unable to Exercise Now That I'm Chronically Ill
Shannon Taylor misses exercising now that she struggles with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
When My Health Requires Me to Be Selfish
Rachel Hill describes the times she's had to be selfish for the sake of her health.
How I Manage 2 Jobs With Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
Shannon Taylor explains how she manages two jobs with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
9 Gifts to Give a Thyroid Patient
The National Academy of Hypothyroidism shares gift ideas for people with hypothyroidism.
The Vicious Cycle of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Living with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, this writer's physical health isn't the only thing affected.
To the Doctors I Left Behind
Rebecca Magliozzi addresses the doctors she left behind who could no longer help treat her rare autoimmune condition.
The Reality of Hearing the 'C' Word at Just 19 Years Old
A woman diagnosed with thyroid cancer at 19 years old shares what the experience was like.
What Being in Recovery for Thyroid Cancer Can Feel Like
A woman who survived a thyroid cancer diagnosis shares honestly what it's like to recover from it.
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